Advances in Agriculture, Food Science and Forestry

Sanchi ID

Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Federal University of Agriculture Zuru, Kebbi State, Nigeria

  • Research   
    Effect of sustainable agriculture on livelihood diversification strategies of rural communities in Niger State, Nigeria
    Author(s): Sanchi ID, Alhassan YJ*, Abubakar A and Umar A

    Agricultural sustainability is a necessity in rural areas, where farming alone rarely provides sufficient means of survival. Conceptualization of agricultural sustainability and sustainable livelihood as plurality of activities from past studies is paramount for improved livelihood condition. Twenty percent of villages from each of Kaiji and Shiroro LGAs were drawn. Ten percent of wards in each of the LGAs were selected, from which 2.5% of households were used to give 309 respondents. Data were analyzed using frequency counts, percentage, means and ANOVA. Respondents? age, household size and income were 52.3 ± 10.9 years, 4.82 ± 1.88 and N18851.85 ± 16593.65 respectively. Most (96.3%) of the respondents were males, married (87.9%) and Christians (63.0%). Majority had farming as primary occupation (57.34%), no formal education (62.2%) and acquired their land throug.. Read More»

    DOI: 10.51268/2736-1799.22.10.72

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